Sheffield traffic: Heavy congestion after crane breaks down on exit slip of M1 towards city

A crane has reportedly broken down on the exit ramp of the M1 towards Sheffield and is causing long delays.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021, 8:41 am

Northbound traffic into Sheffield is reportedly queuing for five miles between Catcliffe and Aston.

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The large construction vehicle has stalled on the exit slip at J33 for the A630, which is one of the major roads heading into the city.

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Photo courtesy of Highways England, taken from CCTV motorway traffic camera of the M1 Northbound Motorway - J32, Doncaster at 8.30am.

An average speed of 15mph has been reported in the area and increasing delays of up to 15 minutes have been reported.